On June 8th and 9th, the 4th annual Vancouver Festival of Ocean Films will open its doors at the Vancity Theatre to screen some amazing films focused on the beauty of our oceans, and some of the threats to its health. V.I.A. is a proud media sponsor of the festival, below is the first in a series of blog posts highlighting some of the Festival’s films.
‘The Big Fix’ premiered at Cannes in 2011 and is an un-coverup of the BP oil spill in the Gulf.
This expose raises awareness about the serious Deepwater Horizon oil rig explosion off the Louisiana coast in April 2010. In addition to the eleven workers killed by this catastrophe, nearly five million barrels of oil spilled into the Gulf of Mexico over the next five months. ‘The Big Fix’ exposes the truth behind the spill and BP’s negligence in the aftermath.